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  1. ksu06

    SOLD: Koss ESP950

    For sale is a basically new Koss ESP950. I purchased it brand new from Massdrop, but the sound is not for me. Total time of usage is under 6 hours. Includes all original cables, amp, power supply, leather case and packaging. Asking $450 or best offer, including CONUS shipping and PayPal fees.
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    Yulong Sabre P18 Power Processing Center

    For sale is a like new Yulong Sabre P18. It was purchased brand new in July 2014 from Massdrop by me.   Here are the product details: http://yulongaudio.com/en/product_detail.asp?pid=27   Includes all original packaging and power cable.   Feel free to PM with any questions.   Price...
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  4. ksu06

    FS: Woo Audio WA2 and various tubes

    For sale is a Woo Audio WA2 in perfect condition.   The details: 110V Silver   The tubes (pairs): CBS 6AS7G Sylvania JAN 6080WC (6AS7G) RCA 6AS7G Genalex Gold Lion (E88CC) Tesla Gold Saber (E88CC) Amperex Bugle Boys (E88CC) Voskhod Rocket (E88CC) (3 pairs) RFT EZ80 RCA Amperex...
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    What IEM sounds closest to the signature of the HD580/600?

    The IE8 is the only IEM that got me to sell my beloved HD600 (favorite full size headphone), but it may have been more out of convenience than anything else. They are somewhat close in sound, but don't assume that the IE8 is the HD600 in IEM form. Detail level is about the same, the HD600 has...
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    To isolate or not to isolate? That is the question!

    So the usual intro, I own the IE8 and my best friend owns the SE530. While I definitely prefer the IE8 sound signature, if isolation is an issue, then I wholeheartedly recommend the SE530 over the IE8 ... I mean, you can't enjoy the IE8 sound signature if you can't hear it without breaking your...
  7. ksu06

    Westone 2 True-Fit IEM Appreciation & Impressions Thread...

    Well regardless, I'm still waiting on your W2 vs CK10 comparison!
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    Westone 2 True-Fit IEM Appreciation & Impressions Thread...

    Oh, I didn't know about the 15% off from Earphone Solutions. I would definitely want the warranty for just $15 more. Haha yeah, I guess you could consider me a Philly person, though I'm really only a student in Philly.
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    Westone 2 True-Fit IEM Appreciation & Impressions Thread...

    Does anyone know if this link is legit? It looks like it would be $215 shipped with Bing cashback, decent deal if they're legit. WESTONE 2 Sound/Noise Isolating Earbuds Earphones NEW - eBay (item 350288011465 end time Jan-31-10 18:58:36 PST)
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    Wondering? For those who have a IE7 or IE8, is it worth it owning both?

    Yeah, definitely not as recessed as the TF10s. I think despite there being a bit of mid recession, it won't really bother you because the IE8 sound is so wide and airy that the mid recession seems like integrated or not that exaggerated/out of place (ok, that was a terrible explanation but the...
  11. ksu06

    What is a standard CKKIII comparable to?

    I had a chance to A/B the CK2III and the PPA and preferred the PPA by a little bit (I should mention the PPA had OPA627 installed). The bass was a bit tighter and the detail was better with the PPA while the CK2III had the smoother midrange. I am not a DIYer so I don't really know what the...
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    Help with Nearfield Monitors ... Ground Loop Isolator?

    So I recently purchased a pair of Mackie MR5 active monitors and so far, I am reasonably satisfied. However, at first, I had them plugged into the same power strip as my computer, screen, hard drive, etc etc (I have a lot of electronics to say the least), and with this set up, there was a...
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    Oh, the memories...

    I'm just glad I convinced my best friend to buy SE530's ... everyone else, it's not really my problem so I just say nothing (however I get a ton of weird looks when I take a second glance at someone's headphones/IEMs when I think I see something mid to hi-fi and turn out to be wrong ... that's...
  14. ksu06

    dynagroove

    Jeff bought a MisterX Gamma 1 Lite from me, it was really a no hassle, very straightforward transaction made especially pleasant by his excellent communication and quick payment. Definitely a recommended Head-Fier to do business with.
  15. ksu06

    Worth getting an HD 600 if...

    Quote: Originally Posted by colinharding it all boils down to what you've heard. if your reference is a very expensive and resolving speaker system and you decided to drop just a fraction of that on phones plus related equipment you might be quite disappointed. That being said, if this...
  16. ksu06

    SOLD: Sennheiser HD600 + Zombie_X Pure Silver Cable

    So, the day that I never thought would come has finally arrived! I have decided to go a different direction with my hobbies and am selling off my desk rig. The last piece is the HD600. I am the second owner after the first owner bought them in July 2009 from Amazon and traded them to me after...
  17. ksu06

    looking for a "nightclub in my ears" sound

    Quote: Originally Posted by barleyguy I would describe the FX500 as warm and organic, and not particularly bassy. I think they are great IEM's, but not what I would consider a basshead phone. Not particularly bassy?? Are we talking about the same IEMs?
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    SOLD: Rockhopper PPA

    I think I am going in a different direction with my audio so I am thinking about selling this amp. Bought it from Head-Fier Dash about 4 months ago and has served me very well paired with my HD600. The amp is built on the V1.1A board but with the discrete diamond buffers installed so it is...
  19. ksu06

    Sennheiser IE8 Impressions Thread

    Quote: Originally Posted by JTD131 I just got the Shure se530 and IE 8, trying to decide between the two, as the both have advantages and disadvantages. I was hoping that I could get some feedback from u guys. 1. the plug makes a static sound when turned 2. the cord seems flimsy...
  20. ksu06

    FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Nuforce uDAC USB DAC AMP with line out and S/PDIF out

    I would also like to mention that there is a noticeable difference in soundstage between the uDAC and Fuze with my IE8--quite a bit more air with the uDAC, I'm loving it! Now I am not sure if this is due to the DAC portion or the fact that it's amped (I listen unamped from my Fuze) ... I guess I...
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